Each year, the arrival of several cruise ships is scheduled in Cherbourg. In 2016, 23 stops are planned, including the visit of the world’s largest luxury cruiser, the Harmony of the seas, on May 27.
Cherbourg wil be the first destination of this brand new Oasis-class ship, commissioned by the Royal Carribean Cruises in December 2012 to the shipyards of STX France.
This giant of the seas, , measures 362 meters in length, 66 meters wide and has a passenger capacity of 6 360 persons (2 747 cabins and 16 decks) with 2 100 crew members.
A unique experience
Lots of activities and entertainment on the ship to live a unique an unforgettable experience: a 10-story dual slide called the “Ultimate Abyss“, surfing simulators, skating rink, miniature golf … and a nature park surrounded by bars, restaurants and shops.
There are also innovative features as the Bionic Bar where drinks are made by robots bartenders or the virtual balconies for indoor cabins.
The cruise ship also offers shows for everyone: aquatic shows at the Aquatheater, ice skating shows or the popular musical Grease at the theater. For the kids, a parade of Dreamworks characters is scheduled.
Stop-over at Cherbourg
Once in Cherbourg, travelers will discover:
The Cité de la Mer situated in the former marine terminal with its aquarium and submarine « le redoutable », or visit the shopping street of the city center to discover the Italian-style theater, the yachting port, the Quasar cultural center …
Other cruise ships scheduled in Cherbourg
- Ventura – 26 mars
- Ovation of the seas – escale les 18 et 28 avril
- Regal Princess – 27 avril
- Zuiderdam – 1 mai
- Viking sea – 3 mai
- MSC Opera – 3 mai
- Konningsdam – 17 mai
- Costa favolosa – 23 mai
- L’Independance of the seas – le 2 juin et le 29 octobre
- National Geographic Orion – 3 juin
- Viking star – 30 septembre
- MSC Musica – 14 septembre
- Queen Elizabeth – 6 octobre
Découvrez le Programme complet des croisières